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Jan 17, 2013 2:30am EST
the question, how many of you are going to vote for the debt ceiling? and only three or four of them raised their hands. and i said, if you vote for the debt ceiling, the people who put you in office are going to knock you out. >> if you vote for the debt ceiling, you're voting for your own death certificate, political death certificate. >> narrator: for his part, the president decided to try something new: personal politics. he figured he could connect to the republican leader, john boehner. >> obama told his staff, john boehner is a country club republican, a golf-playing, cigarette smoking deal-maker. >> narrator: the president invited boehner to play golf with him at andrews air force base. >> and afterward, they go back to the clubhouse, and they're having a drink; there's a photo op. and it's at that point when boehner says to the president, "hey, you know, on this debt ceiling stuff, we ought to do something big." >> narrator: on and off for weeks, obama and boehner met in secret. >> boehner calls these "the nicorettes and merlot sessions." the president is having iced tea and chewin
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
ceiling, slowly but surely. don't make it a battle all at once. raise the debt ceiling two, three, four months and come back to see what things we can do to make america a better country. debt ceiling is forcing these people to compromise. bill: thank you, art. >> thank you, bill. bill: it will be bloody in washington, d.c. thank you, art out of nashville. >> thank you very much, bill. martha: it was an emergency landing. batteries melting down in midair. now the aircraft billed as the future of commercial aviation is really grounded at this point the nightmare for the boeing 787 dreamliner. bill: reclaiming a theater from the memry of a massacre. how some victims of the colorado shooting are healing today you but not forgetting about the man accused of killing 12. >> saw a lot of reports how he is crazy. don't make that mistake. he is not crazy. he is evil. martha: grounded. the faa ordering an immediate halt to all flights of the boeing 787 dreamliner after an emergency landing and unexplained overheating batteries is the issue in this plane. dan springer is live in seattle. what is t
Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm EST
debt ceiling argument. we've gotten through two big bad events, only one more station on the gauntlet. it simply isn't as scary or as meaningful as the other two when it comes to the stock market or new business formation. sorry, it won't sell as many parents, it just won't. smart investors are making a bet they can't wait for the third of the three washington incursions to be finished. once a big bad event is passed, the risk of responding floods in. now we're about to finish the third leg of this political steeplechase, and we will be given a level of certainty we haven't had in ages. you want to wait for those people to come in? it could be investing nirvana, a guy in brooklyn, cramer, smart guy. you scared us with the election, you scared us with the fiscal cliff and now scaring us with the debt ceiling. what are you going to scare us with about washington after that's over and you faked everyone out and got them to sell? i rolled my eyes, i defended myself, saying that all three of threes issues were and are worthy of worry and i told people to stay the course, like he could care
Jan 17, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> in the looming debt ceiling headline and reshuffling the cabinet president obama's second term is front loaded with potential standoffs with the divided congress. mary madeline serveed in three republican administrations -- reagan, george h.w. bush and george w. bush, and also a counselor to former vice president dick cheney. good to see you. mary, happy new year. >> happy new year to you. thanks for having me. >> well, you have been through this before, and you have seen the risks, the perils of second terms. looking at it from afar, from outside the beltway, what are the big challenges that you think president obama has to be concerned about? >> every term it has been exacerbating a lot of the president's weaknesses. if he wants to get along, if he wants to make some progress with republicans, he has to get be less self-righteous. that could be played earlier. he keeps presenting these false choices that it's either getting -- you're either political, you want an a from the nra or you want safe school, safe children. if you have an opposite view, an opposing view, you can't get to the table
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
the same thing. look out to congress you guys send me a bill to raise the debt ceiling. >> you would be advising the president. >> use the spending sequester. it's so important to drive through and then the continuing resolution. a lot of damage can to be done on these three to six months crs. thank you very much. now we have evidence of some strength in the economy. today the numbers are pretty good. will it keep spurring the stock market? i'm bullish on that story. with the spark cash card from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away.
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
the debt ceiling, tax and entitlement reforms in sequestration. according to the treasury department, congress has until mid-february to early march to raise the debt limit. from this morning, this is just under an hour. [applause] >> first senator gregg. >> thank you, marc. i appreciate that. that was quite an introduction. it is free to be here -- great to be here. they have been a wonderful firm to have represent me. it's also a wonderful to be here with kent conrad, who was a close friend, and i am glad his dog made it through so he could be here. he is a deficit hawk. more important than that he is a thoughtful and conscious -- voice of a conscious for the senate throughout his term on fiscal responsibility. we worked together in a very effective way to try to bring some sort of bipartisan effort into the requirement that we do something about the debt. it was really, as was mentioned, an idea that we came up with on a long plane ride i think to central america to put together a commission that then threw into the simpson bowls proposal that has become the defining memo for the
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
. you've got the sequester, you've got the debt ceiling, and you have the continuing resolution. the sequester and debt ceiling sort of fall on top of each other towards the end of february. we used to say in the republican leadership group in the senate which i had the good fortune to serve in for about 12 years as sort of an ad hoc member, you never take a hostage you can't shoot. [laughter] the problem with the house was they took a hostage they couldn't shoot when they took the fiscal cliff. and if republican members of the congress take the debt ceiling as a hostage, it's a hostage they can't shoot. as a very practical matter, if we go over the debt ceiling, we don't exceed -- we don't increase the debt ceiling, republicans aren't going to win the debate. they'll argue that they're not increasing it because they don't want to control spending, but they're not going to win the debate, because what will happen is that the white house will pay with the cash flow of the country the debt, the interest on the debt. the debt won't default. what they might not pay and will certainl
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
. and it's not clear what -- which one you use to calibrate your clock. you've got the debt ceiling. you've got the sequester. and you've got the continuing resolution. so, this one is more complex and you're likely to see progress on part of it, and a lot of brinkmanship and probably very last-minute issues on other parts. so this is going to be more complex than what we had at the end of the year, unfortunately. >> mohamed, you seem disappointed that the coin was off the table. i thought that was a little odd. i mean you're a serious guy. but then i read what your point was, that if either side thinks that they're dealing with some real lunatics on the other side, that that helps in bargaining. so i think you wanted to do the trillion dollar coin just to match up with what you perceive as the lunatics in the house, right? >> no, what i'm trying to say, joe, and this is really important in having a framework to understand this, and game theory which economist views as really useful, you have two parties that have to cooperate. they have to come together and agree on something. because n
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